CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James and Kyrie Irving stepped aside and let one of their teammates polish off an opponent.On Sunday, Dion Waiters finished Memphis.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Dallas ended a four-year playoff drought Sunday in a dominating 42-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts, with Tony Romo throwing four touchdown passes and breaking Troy Aikman's franchise record for yards...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Cleveland Browns are limping to the finish line.The Browns (7-8) lost their fourth straight game Sunday, including their second in a row under rookie starter Johnny Manziel.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — James Knapke and Roger Lewis kicked Bowling Green's quick-strike offense up to its highest gear at just the right time.
Boys BasketballAnsonia 50, Houston 42Antwerp 50, Continental 40Arcanum 64, Milton-Union 57, OTArchbold 50, Holgate 40Ashland Mapleton 68, Ashland Crestview 59
RAWSON — Keaton Good (26), Brock Bowman (17) and Michael Breaston (13) all scored in double digits as Temple Christian defeated Cory-Rawson 68-52 Saturday night in boys basketball.Bath 58, Liberty Benton 57
BLUFFTON — Just like the wrestling season, the Elida roster is young as well.However, that hasn't been a hindrance for Elida's strong start this season.
LIMA – Rion Thompson put it in rather dire terms after the game.“The last quarter,” she said, “it was go hard or go home.”
OTTAWA — When Lima Central Catholic had a three-point lead at halftime of its 69-44 boys basketball win over Ottawa-Glandorf on Saturday night, coach Frank Kill told the Thunderbirds they could do better.
AKRON — B.J. Gladden made his first start a memorable one: opening with two dunks, one off a steal and a half-court sprint to the rim, to finish with 11 points as Akron romped past Division III Bluffton 92-53 Saturday night.
ADA — Junior Carly Thomas had 15 points and grabbed three rebounds as the Ohio Northern women's basketball team defeated Muskingum 82-46 Saturday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.
FORT JENNINGS — Kylie Osterhage had 26 points and Katelyn Siebeneck scored 10 for Kalida in its 65-32 victory over Putnam County foe Fort Jennings on Saturday. Keri Eickholt led Fort Jennings with six points.
The Waynesfield-Goshen Athletic Department is currently accepting applications for the softball and volleyball head coach positions.
Several actions on the legislative scene in December are pluses for those who enjoy the outdoors.The omnibus budget bill signed by President Obama on Tuesday contained a few items that should benefit fishermen and hunters.
It was on my most recent trip to 20th Century Lanes that I bumped into one of my favorite bowling people, John Bloomquist.
Each Sunday, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by Wednesday of each week to The Lima News sports department, 3515 Elida Road, Lima, OH 45802-0690. Call 800-686-9924 or 567-242-0451 any day after...
LIMA — Any game that has 14 ties and 17 lead changes should have a close and exciting finish; such was the case Friday night at Temple Christian when Upper Scioto Valley paid a visit.
ELIDA – It was just two points, an unexceptional offensive rebound, the sort of thing Defiance's Katwan Singleton has done a thousand times.
BATH TOWNSHIP — With just two returning letter winners back from last year's squad, first-year Bath boys basketball coach Shawn Allen is searching for the right combination of players to put out on the court.
CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 22 points and Mike Miller, making his first start of the season, added 21 on seven 3-pointers to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Brooklyn Nets 95-91 on Friday night.
SALEM, Va. — Matt Behrendt threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns and Wisconsin-Whitewater continued its mastery of Mount Union in the NCAA Division III championship game with a 43-34 victory Friday night.
PERRY TOWNSHIP — Jared Poling had 34 points, surpassing 1,000 in his varsity career, as Perry defeated Riverside 73-49 in a Northwest Central Conference boys basketball game Friday night.
Boys BasketballAkr. Coventry 83, Mantua Crestwood 55Akr. Ellet 66, Akr. Buchtel 54Akr. Firestone 70, Akr. North 50Akr. Garfield 71, Akr. Kenmore 62
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — St. Marys kept Shawnee at arms length to continue what has been a solid start to the season.
PERRY TOWNSHIP — Paige Crawford had 17 points and Mackenzie Jarnagin scored 11 for Waynesfield-Goshen in a 54-45 victory over Perry on Thursday night.
COLUMBUS — Urban Meyer's smile said, “You don't know the half of it.”
NOTE: All information was supplied by area coaches. Any teams not appearing did not return preview information in time to The Lima News.GirlsBathDivision: IICoach: Ashley Giesken
It was easy to see in a recent match with Lima Senior High that the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans have a very good chance to be special this season. They were dominant on their home lanes over the Spartans, and they are off to a great start in the conference...
LIMA — Allen East got wins over Delphos St. John's (33-21) and Lima Central Catholic (36-12) in a tri match at LCC on Wednesday night. St. John's also defeated LCC 39-27.
CINCINNATI - Farad Cobb hit a 3-pointer that put Cincinnati in control in overtime, and the Bearcats pulled away to a 71-62 victory over No. 19 San Diego State on Wednesday night after letting a late lead slip away in regulation.
Be careful what you wish for.
COLUMBUS — In its first game against a North Carolina school, No. 12 Ohio State did all right.The next one will be a truer test.
CLEVELAND — Shelvin Mack scored a career-high 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks routed the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98 Wednesday night for their 11th victory in 12 games.
WAPAKONETA — Blasia Moyler scored 12 and Megan Fisher and Carly Buzzard had 10 points each as Wapakoneta defeated Allen East 67-37 Tuesday in girls basketball.Carly Clum had 15 points for Allen East.
CINCINNATI — Jeremy Hill got the ball on Cincinnati's first four plays, setting the Bengals on course for an opening touchdown drive in Cleveland.
DETROIT — Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 30 shots through overtime and two more in a shootout as the Columbus Blue Jackets outlasted the Detroit Red Wings 1-0 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight win.
The Allen County Wrestling Invitational will be held Saturday at Bluffton High School.The five round robin poll matches will begin at 10 a.m. with the finals schedule for 5:30 p.m. (or 45 minutes after the round robin concludes).
New Knoxville High School will be selling tickets in advance for its boys' basketball games at Lima Shawnee on Saturday, Dec. 20, and at St Marys on Friday, Jan, 2. Tickets will be on sale in the school office during regular school hours...
Crestview will have several events tied to upcoming varsity basketball games. Homecoming will be marked this Friday against Ada.
The Lima Express (2-0) on Sunday will play host to the Lake Michigan Admirals (2-0) at Lima Central Catholic High School in a Premier Basketball League game. Doors open at 2 p.m. and tipoff is at 3 p.m.
Shawnee High School is advertising an opening for its head football coach's job after the resignation of Steve Owen.
CLEVELAND (AP) — They chased him. They taunted him. They made him look scared.The Cincinnati Bengals dismantled Johnny Manziel.Woe, Johnny.
LIMA – Competing at a higher level requires the right mindset.That's what first-year Lima Central Catholic wrestling coach Nick Sanchez is emphasizing this season.
WRESTLING CAPSULESADACOACH: Branden NicklesYEARS, RECORD AT SCHOOL: 5, N/ALAST YEAR'S RECORD/FINISH: 7-4, fifth in the Northwest ConferenceDIVISION: III
LIMA – Lima Central Catholic welcomed 2-0 Toledo Scott to Lima and used the game as an early measuring stick of where it stands as a team.
LIMA — The best way to cool down a team's hot shooting, is to lock down defensively.
LIMA — UNOH's men's basketball team has been on a fairly hot streak lately.Lawrence Jackson and crew made sure the Racers didn't cool off in the slightest Saturday against Siena Heights.
COLUMBUS — Junior Karissa Steffas led the Ohio Northern women's basketball team past Capital 67-58 Saturday at the Capital Center.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Devin Booker and Willie Cauley-Stein each scored 15 points, and top-ranked Kentucky shook off the shock of losing junior Alex Poythress by rolling past No. 21 North Carolina 84-70 on Saturday.
COLUMBUS GROVE — Jade Clement (17), Kyrah Yinger (11), Mackenzie Wurth (11), Sydney McCluer (10) and Brooke Hoffman (10) all scored in double figures as Columbus Grove defeated Elida 86-56 in girls high school basketball Saturday.